AEP Kyger Creek – FGD Retrofit – Cheshire, Ohio
The Kyger Creek retrofit flue gas desulfurization project was awarded to Matrix North American Construction (Matrix NAC) by American Electric Power (AEP). The scope of work consisted of the retrofit of the existing Kyger Creek plant including two JBR and stack foundations, FGD building, two pump enclosures, oxidation air blower building, underground duct banks, ductwork and utility racks.
Matrix NAC had its largest monolithic concrete pour in the history of the company during this project placing approximately 8,200 cubic yards at an average rate of 222 cubic yards per hour, installing approximately 740 tons of rebar and 890 square feet of formwork. The team worked closely with subcontractors, suppliers, building trades, engineering and owners preplanning and scheduling every step of this process to a successful end.
Scope of Work
- Retrofit of existing Kyger Creek plant
- Largest monolithic concrete pour in the history of Matrix NAC